The Resource Speech before the Sportsmen's Club, Richmond, Va.,, (sound recording)

Speech before the Sportsmen's Club, Richmond, Va.,, (sound recording)

Label
Speech before the Sportsmen's Club, Richmond, Va.,, 1954 Nov. 25
Title
Speech before the Sportsmen's Club, Richmond, Va.,
Inclusive dates
1954 Nov. 25
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Speech, 25 November 1954, by former Richmond mayor Edward E. Haddock (1912-1996) before the Sportsmen's Club concerning his participation in bringing AAA franchise baseball to the city. Haddock discusses the history of the team's acquisition by the city, dealings with the promoter, the development of Parker Field, fundraising by Greater Richmond Civic Recreation (GRCR), resulting difficulties with the franchise's owner Harry C. Seibold (1901-1960), and the chances of the team leaving Richmond. There is a question and answer session at the end of the speech, also attended by Andrew Welsh, president of GRCR
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Dr. Edward E. Haddock was born on 12 July 1911. He was a graduate of the University of Richmond and the Medical College of Virginia, and was a practicing physician. He was elected to the Richmond City Council in 1951, and served as mayor from 1952 to 1954. He was elected to the Virginia State Senate and served from 1956 to 1964. Dr. Haddock died in Richmond on 4 May 1996.
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Label
Speech before the Sportsmen's Club, Richmond, Va.,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 1 hr., 12 min., 33 sec
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  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, June 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515122
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55673051
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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